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Forum: 3D Applications
 Topic: Measurement issue
Re: Measurement issue [message #101471 is a reply to message #101407 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 00:34 UTC
avatar PerkinsWB  is currently offline PerkinsWB
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Sorry, that's what I meant.

Not that it really made a difference. I loaded the same model in under MM and then IN and it came out the same values.

I will give this other program a try, however if there is anyway to track down the issue as to why Maya and Shapeway are not properly communicating or if I have missed a setting somewhere it would be preferred to not load down my pc with this extra program.

Thank you for your replies.
Re: Measurement issue [message #101473 is a reply to message #101471 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 01:10 UTC
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Check these threads:
https://www.shapeways.com/forum/index.php?t=msg&goto=681 72&&srch=maya+dimensions#msg_68172
https://www.shapeways.com/forum/index.php?t=msg&goto=530 1&&srch=maya+dimensions#msg_5301


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Forum: Shapeways & Shapies in Your Region
 Topic: French Shapies
Re: French Shapies [message #101476 is a reply to message #100952 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 06:16 UTC
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I did not attend eventually. Any pictures to share?
Moi, je n'y suis pas allé finalement... Quelqu'un a des photos à partager ?


So many things to design, so little time...
 Topic: Arabic Shapies
Arabic Shapies [message #101483] Mon, 20 October 2014 10:55 UTC
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Hier is your place. I start with me:

A syrian designer and developer in germany.

And you?


Best regards, Mohsen Abbasi - www.mabbasi.de
Forum: Feature this!
 Topic: Rocket Christmas Ornament
Re: Rocket Christmas Ornament [message #101485 is a reply to message #101417 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 11:56 UTC
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I love it, great design :)


Reignite the whimsy of childhood. Reinvent the ritual of adulthood. http://www.sloris.com
Forum: 3D modeler needed
 Topic: !! Need a ring making ready for 3D print
Re: !! Need a ring making ready for 3D print [message #101474 is a reply to message #101098 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 01:31 UTC
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I would be happy to help. I have been designing jewelry for the last ten years.

imakeum@gmail.com
 Topic: Need a 3D design add-on
Need a 3D design add-on [message #101491] Mon, 20 October 2014 15:37 UTC
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Please contact me to give a price/quote on a 3D drawing add-on. Upon receiving a response, I will send a Non-Disclosure Agreement and then send a copy of the sketch.

Thank You

Re: Need a 3D design add-on [message #101494 is a reply to message #101491 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 16:29 UTC
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PM sent


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Re: Need a 3D design add-on [message #101498 is a reply to message #101491 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 17:03 UTC
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Forum: 3D modelers for hire
 Topic: an outsource company for your needs(2d, 3d, animation, rigging and many more!)
Re: an outsource company for your needs(2d, 3d, animation, rigging and many more!) [message #101475 is a reply to message #101123 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 05:48 UTC
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hi guys, we would like to share our new work and attached some works are 2d drawings if you are interested:


http://coolboysph.com/images/monster.jpg

http://coolboysph.com/images/car-portfolio.png

 Topic: Jewelry 3d designer
Re: Jewelry 3d designer [message #101478 is a reply to message #97643 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 08:29 UTC
avatar averyanne_gervais_3  is currently offline averyanne_gervais_3
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Hello Andrey,

I've taken a peek at your website. Looks like you have done some very high quality work.

I am the CEO of Clawz.co. We are currently looking to hire a freelancer to help us create our models and renders. Please check out our landing page and let me know if you are interested.

Avery
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 Topic: 3D Jewelry Designer
Re: 3D Jewelry Designer [message #101479 is a reply to message #95199 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 08:43 UTC
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Hello There,

I've taken a look at your work, it looks very detailed.

I am the CEO of CLAWZ.co and we are looking to hire a freelancer. If you are interested to work with us, let me know!

Cheers!
Avery-Anne
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 Topic: Jewelry Designer in Boston area
Re: Jewelry Designer in Boston area [message #101480 is a reply to message #88370 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 08:51 UTC
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Hi Gaven,

I'm the CEO of CLAWZ.CO. We are currently looking for a few freelancer to help us out. Do you have experience printing your jewelry form Shapeways?
If your interested to work for us, let me know.

Avery-Anne Gervais
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 Topic: Vintage jewelry designer, cufflinks, pendants
Re: Vintage jewelry designer, cufflinks, pendants [message #101481 is a reply to message #87352 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 08:55 UTC
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Hello Ninghua,

Great passion.I'm the CEO of CLAWZ.CO. We are currently looking for a few freelancer to help us out.

If your interested to work for us, let me know.
averyanne.gervais.3@hotmail.com
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 Topic: Friendly and Fast. See your dream idea rendered and realized in 3D form.
Re: Friendly and Fast. See your dream idea rendered and realized in 3D form. [message #101487 is a reply to message #75831 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 13:02 UTC
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Tis the season. I am offering first time customer discounts! Get in touch:)
 Topic: Want to know if someone can create a model for an iPhone case based on a photo I took of one I made?
Re: Want to know if someone can create a model for an iPhone case based on a photo I took of one I m [message #101499 is a reply to message #101468 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 17:06 UTC
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Sure Can! Please get in touch.

Portfolio: http://johnot.viewbook.com/album/johnot-3dmodel

Forum: Suggestions
 Topic: Seller Payments
Seller Payments [message #101490] Mon, 20 October 2014 15:07 UTC
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I'd like to see Shapeways move from the thirty dollar threshold for remittance on sales, to a three month any dollar amount sales remittance. Amazon did a similar move last year, and no longer has a threshold level on their royalty payments to authors. I don't know if they automated their accounting to do this. I think this would help some of the low volume sellers get their money quicker.


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 Topic: Show a pic of object after production
Re: Show a pic of object after production [message #101500 is a reply to message #99876 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 17:48 UTC
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In my opinion its not going to be feasible without adding more labor cost to your models. Given the recent price change for WSF and Steel along with multi part models being charged per part for labor, I don't think anyone wants another spike in price.

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 17:48 UTC]


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Forum: Official Announcements
 Topic: Repricing Strong & Flexible Plastic and Steel
Re: Repricing Strong & Flexible Plastic and Steel [message #101505 is a reply to message #101429 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:01 UTC
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stop4stuff wrote on Sat, 18 October 2014 21:19


And while you're about it, please can you arrange for accreditation and a link to my model page for the Squaremaille Coaster featured on the WSF material page.

Cheers
Paul
p.s. Alan, please PM me and keep the info confidential should you care to find out the model I was on about to start with.


Hi Paul, I'll let Alan answer your question in PM as you asked, I just wanted to answer you about the accreditation. EDIT: Your name is there, you just hover over the image and then scroll left and right to have the text appear. it's not ideal that it doesn't pop up immediately, so I've filed a bug report to get that fixed.

Cheers,
Natalia

EDIT - FIXED!
index.php?t=getfile&id=74845&private=0

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 19:06 UTC]


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Forum: Buying
 Topic: Scammed?
Re: Scammed? [message #101512 is a reply to message #101227 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:56 UTC
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I could be wrong or biased but when i see the word "cheap" in their email and the fact that they don't have their own domain to host their portfolio, something's wrong. Again I could be wrong and there are cases where its legit.


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Forum: Post Production Techniques
 Topic: Hard Candy
Re: Hard Candy [message #101484 is a reply to message #101462 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 11:51 UTC
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Now I'm hungry!! :-)

Great work!


Kind regards,

Mitchell Jetten
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 Topic: Dye-sublimation on ceramic
Dye-sublimation on ceramic [message #101513] Mon, 20 October 2014 20:08 UTC
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Hello, do you know of a service I can send objects to and have a picture or a design dye-sublimated on it?
I'm interested in ceramics particularly (surface for printing will be flat) , and I would like to achieve the same quality of ImageSnap (www.imagesnap.com) ceramic tiles. But I don't want to create tiles of course...

Thanks!
Mattia

Forum: 3D Design
 Topic: mesh quality requirements
Re: mesh quality requirements [message #101506 is a reply to message #98661 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:11 UTC
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So happy by the result for this first 3D model and first 3D print (after 11 monthes of fight on the wrong things: don't trust the detailed warnings !)
(and my daughter is happy too :-) )

Thanks for your helpful comments !

index.php?t=getfile&id=74846&private=0
index.php?t=getfile&id=74847&private=0
index.php?t=getfile&id=74848&private=0

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 19:13 UTC]

 Topic: printing defaults on bronze
printing defaults on bronze [message #101508] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:17 UTC
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On this bronze pendent, there are 2 defaults showing:
- horizontal lines on flat parts
- strange uncolored not-so-small spots (right, mid-height)

. what are they ?
. Is there a way to avoid them ?
thanks !

index.php?t=getfile&id=74851&private=0

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 19:17 UTC]

Re: printing defaults on bronze [message #101509 is a reply to message #101508 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:41 UTC
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hmmm here's my wild guess

#1 is it because its not polished just raw bronze material?

#2 that looks like some of the paint got chipped away or something, if that's the case might need someone from SW to comment

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 19:42 UTC]


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 Topic: HOW CAN I SCALE MY DESIGN BY 50%
HOW CAN I SCALE MY DESIGN BY 50% [message #101492] Mon, 20 October 2014 15:42 UTC
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Re: HOW CAN I SCALE MY DESIGN BY 50% [message #101510 is a reply to message #101492 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:44 UTC
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If you are using Blender to do your 3D design, you can select the whole thing and scale up the size ratio from 1.0 to 1.5 during the resizing.


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 Topic: Help with Snap Pins
Help with Snap Pins [message #101517] Mon, 20 October 2014 20:44 UTC
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Hello everyone,

I'm new to Shapeways and relatively new to 3D printing. I need some help designing a snap in pin. I am unsure of the amount of flex and strength the Strong & Flexible Plastic has (specifically the colored ones). I am wondering how small it is possible to print one of these and still be functional, what kind of thickness and dimension relations you need to get it to work properly, and any tips that you may have.

Just as some clarification, I'm looking to make pins similar to those on the Nautilus gear connecting plates shown here:
here and here.

Thanks in advance!

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 20:50 UTC]

Forum: Shapeways Shops
 Topic: Marketing your Shapeways Shop
Re: Marketing your Shapeways Shop [message #101488 is a reply to message #96066 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 14:19 UTC
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I have a marketing question...and I'm hoping the seasoned Shapeways shop owners will chime in with some advice. I'm selling all of my jewelry in 3 materials, polished silver, polished gold steel and frosted detail. I've seen that some people will sell the same product in different materials, each material having its own "shop window" while others put all materials behind one shop window with the product in just one of those materials in the 'front' window. Is there a consensus on which method is better? Since my three materials are so different in price, I don't want to scare away price-conscious buyers by only putting the silver jewelry in the front, but I also think the silver is the prettiest and don't want to hide it away...thus multiple 'front' windows with the same product in different windows would be ideal, I think.

So, one window = one product, one material OR one window = one product, multiple materials? And if the answer is one window = one product, one material...how does one even go about setting that up?

Thanks a ton!
Kimberly
Re: Marketing your Shapeways Shop [message #101511 is a reply to message #101488 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:48 UTC
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Hi Kimberly,

I'm not a marketing expert, just a guy with a shop on Shapeways. With that warning out of the way...

First, let me say that your designs are beautiful. They have don't have that look of artificiality that often marks items that come out of 3D design software; my own stuff looks like it was designed in 3D. You also have a great photo presentation for all your items.

Given that, I don't think you need to have separate entries for different materials. I think that design trumps material: if a customer likes a given design, they'll click on the photo before they consider which material to use. You also show a variety of materials in your main shop, which gives customers a good idea of the range of materials available, and you include photos of the different materials within each item.

Also, if you offer two items at $77 (for a polished silver pendant) and $10 (for a frosted plastic pendant), customers are likely to click on the less-expensive one. Is your markup the same for either item? If you're charging a higher markup for the silver item, you might not want to give them the less-expensive choice right away. If they decide "I want this pendant!" then they'll click on the different materials until they find one within their budget.

With that said, if you want to create separate listings for the different materials, then just upload your model three times separately to Shapeways, once for silver, once for polished gold steel, and once for frosted plastic. I suggest that you put the material in the item's title; e.g., "Cladonia pendent (silver)". I'd also make sure to use a photo in a different style for each material, to keep the items in your shop visually distinct from each other.

Again, I think you don't need to do this. Your shop looks great as it stands.
Re: Marketing your Shapeways Shop [message #101515 is a reply to message #101511 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 20:37 UTC
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Hi KickinWiccan,

Thanks for your kind words and thoughtful response to my question. I guess I'm feeling a little bit insecure about this whole Shapeways adventure, and casting about for any small flaw in my shop that's hindering sales. My shop has only been up for 3 weeks now, but without a single sale so far despite lots of positive comments from people who have seen my designs. I guess I just need to be patient, and keep working the social channels and keep trying to get the word out. Seriously, though, if Christmas doesn't bring any sales then I'm going to have to bail on this thing regardless of how happy it makes me to get a Shapeways box in the mail.

I'm charging the same (percentage) markup on all of my items. My instinct from looking at other shops is that it's aesthetically better to combine all of the materials into one listing...the shops that take one model and print it in every color of plastic and list those separately I find less appealing, personally. However, that said, I know at least one person who viewed my shop and didn't realize you could click on the thumbnails underneath the main photo to see more variations! Sigh.

Good luck with your holiday sales. I'm sure that members of the Wiccan community will find you eventually and buy two of everything. If I run across any, I'll send them your way. :)
Re: Marketing your Shapeways Shop [message #101518 is a reply to message #101515 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 20:55 UTC
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Hi Kimberly,

It's a long, hard road. My shop has been up for six months. I've done all sorts of promotional efforts which I've described in previous posts to this forum: setting up an Etsy shop, a Facebook giveaway, etc. So far I've only had two sales, only one of which can be traced to any promotion on my part.

My advice is not to be discouraged. That will lead to zero sales, a self-fulfilling prophecy. You may want to try a giveaway on whatever social media sites with which you feel comfortable. Your friends join, and their friends see those posts, and word spreads. That is what got me the most page views on my shop. Bear in mind that people who join the giveaway won't actually buy anything until they know they haven't won. Patience is the key.

If my Yule giveaway doesn't work, my place to give some of my inexpensive pendants as holiday presents. The more people who see your work, the better.

In short, three weeks is not enough!
Forum: 3D Printing
 Topic: Different kinds of steel
Re: Different kinds of steel [message #101507 is a reply to message #100487 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 19:15 UTC
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Hi, georgepf

I've tried the default Stainless Steel, Polished Nickel Steel and Polished Grey Steel so far. Go for the Polished Nickel Steel if you want the shiniest of those ones.


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 Topic: Failed Articulated FUD print separation
Re: Failed Articulated FUD print separation [message #101486 is a reply to message #101412 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 12:52 UTC
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Ok...so Customer service sent me this today:

Adela Zemkova (Shapeways) Oct 20 08:59 Dear Corretta, Thanks for letting me know. I have raised an official complaint for this order (10173). As soon as we have determined what could be the cause of this we will offer you a proper solution. If our investigation shows that we can successfully re-print this model, you will be informed by email about all the production updates. Cheers Adela Customer Service agentwww.shapeways.com

So I shall be patient and see what they say. Hopefully it shall be soon.

Cheers
Corretta


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Re: Failed Articulated FUD print separation [message #101495 is a reply to message #101412 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 16:30 UTC
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Ok...am getting a reprint...*whew* Thanks SW :3

I am just keeping my fingers crossed that it works this time. *fingers and toes crossed*

Still curious if anyone else has had this happen...and why? >_>


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Re: Failed Articulated FUD print separation [message #101519 is a reply to message #101495 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 20:59 UTC
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Corretta wrote on Mon, 20 October 2014 16:30

and why? >_>

Guessing... the software used to plan the jobs knows zilch about linked parts.
Forum: General Discussion
 Topic: A Plea to Shapeways
Re: A Plea to Shapeways [message #101470 is a reply to message #101446 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 00:11 UTC
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This kind of response from Shapeways, Mitchell in particular, makes me SO PROUD of Shapeways. A very special company! Thank you all!!!!

Shel M
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Re: A Plea to Shapeways [message #101477 is a reply to message #101470 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 07:34 UTC
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Thanks all,

For those interested, we'll be able to have 80% of the order ready before Tebee's show.
Unfortunately 2 orderlines are still printing, not sure if we'll have those ready tomorrow yet (fingers crossed).

Mitchell

[Updated on: Mon, 20 October 2014 07:35 UTC]


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Re: A Plea to Shapeways [message #101489 is a reply to message #101477 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 14:26 UTC
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Good job Mitchell and hope tebee gets all he needs for the show.


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 Topic: Pricing Structures
Re: Pricing Structures [message #101493 is a reply to message #101428 ] Mon, 20 October 2014 15:42 UTC
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Hy Jhsu,
i actually think this is a great idea!
I don´t know how complicated this would be for the shapeways- engineers to code ?
This feature would save me some trial and error..
Kai


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